After connecting over 2.62 crore households with power supply connection under Saubhagya scheme, the Narendra Modi-led government has now advanced its goal to provide 24-hour quality and reliable power supply across India.
The Rs 8,000 crore NTPC-SJVN merger is back on track, with the Modi government looking to push the deal within its first 100 days in office, ETNOW reported quoting government sources.
The Indian renewable industry has given a pass certificate to the five years of Modi government rule with 78 per cent of the respondents in a survey of CEOs of the industry feeling that this government has propelled industry growth by increasing the renewable target to 175 Gigawatt (Gw).
India’s crude output fell 4 per cent from April through February in fiscal 2018-19 to 31.36 million metric tonnes (MMT), but this isn’t a first. Under the Modi government, which had promised to raise output and reduce oil imports, crude oil production has actually seen a steady fall.
Government schemes aimed at curbing household pollution could alone help prevent as many as 2.7 lakh premature deaths every year, without additional measures such as traffic restrictions, a study led by IIT-Delhi researchers has found.
BJP manifesto 2019 ‘Sankalp Patra’ has been unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi! Taking his Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the Centre’s pitch for development further
Billions of dollars of pre-election spending by the Indian government and political parties in the next two months is unlikely to stop the nation’s economy from slowing further, economists said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had promised to transform the railways before coming to power, and he has been on track. Though there’s still a lot to be done, the railways have managed to shed the image of a state enterprise impervious to change and aloof to its customers’ needs.
Crude price relief to Modi govt: Brent dips below $50 per barrel; government may breathe easy on CAD
With Brent crude falling below $50 per barrel — it touched $49.93 in early trade on Wednesday, the lowest since July 2017 — India could draw some comfort as its extra fuel subsidy bill could prove to be lower than recent
Besides the UPA constituents, the Left Parties and the Trinamool Congress declared they will protest against rising fuel prices; the September 10 ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by the Congress will become another platform of opposition parties to show their strength